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Senate votes to enact Vitelli local foods bill

Senate votes to enact Vitelli local foods bill

Posted: June 21, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Maine Senate voted 22-11 to enact a bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, which promotes the purchasing of local...

Senate overwhelmingly votes to enact Jackson ‘Hire American’ bill

Senate overwhelmingly votes to enact Jackson ‘Hire American’ bill

Posted: June 21, 2018

AUGUSTA—Late Wednesday evening, the Maine Senate voted 24-9 to enact legislation from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash to...

Senate sends Jackson generic drug bill to the governor's desk

Senate sends Jackson generic drug bill to the governor's desk

Posted: June 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Maine Senate voted 18-13 to enact legislation from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash, which aims to...

Maine Senate gives initial approval for Medicaid Expansion funding

Maine Senate gives initial approval for Medicaid Expansion funding

Posted: June 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Maine Senate voted 23-9 in favor of a bill to provide funding for both the administrative and claims cost of Medicaid...

Senate enacts Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in schools

Senate enacts Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in schools

Posted: June 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Maine Senate unanimously voted to enact amended legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to ensure safe...

Senate unanimously passes compromise tax conformity legislation

Senate unanimously passes compromise tax conformity legislation

Posted: June 19, 2018

AUGUSTA--The Maine Senate unanimously passed compromise legislation to amend Maine’s tax code to reflect some changes made at the federal level and...

Budget committee unanimously votes to fund Jackson nursing home bill

Budget committee unanimously votes to fund Jackson nursing home bill

Posted: June 12, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, to fund Maine’s nursing homes was finally approved as part of...

Budget Committee unanimously approves funds for nursing homes, opioid epidemic, mental health

Budget Committee unanimously approves funds for nursing homes, opioid epidemic, mental health

Posted: June 11, 2018

 AUGUSTA — On Monday, the Legislature’s Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee unanimously approved an essential spending package to...

RADIO ADDRESS: In the Marines, you don’t stop until the job is done. It should be the same in the Legislature.

RADIO ADDRESS: In the Marines, you don’t stop until the job is done. It should be the same in the Legislature.

Posted: June 01, 2018

In the Marines, I learned an important lesson that has stayed with me throughout my life: Don’t stop until you get the job done, regardless of...

Sen. Breen statement on narrow spending package

Sen. Breen statement on narrow spending package

Posted: May 31, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee met late this evening to pass a narrow spending package that provides...